MLK Day closings Jan. 16

City of Georgetown offices will be closed Monday, Jan. 16, in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday. There will be normal solid waste and recycling collection on Jan. 16. City offices and facilities closed Jan. 16 for MLK Day include the following: Animal Shelter, 110 Walden Drive Art Center, 816 S. Main … Continue reading “MLK Day closings Jan. 16”

Healthy Yards workshop series kicks off Jan. 26

The City of Georgetown is hosting a six-part, bi-monthly workshop series on maintaining a healthy yard in 2023. Classes will be: Jan. 26: SOLD OUT–Earth and Pocketbook Friendly Gardening 1:30-3:30 p.m. Sun City, The Oaks Room at The Oaks, 301 Del Webb Blvd. March 20: Native Plants and Deterring Deer 1:30-3:30 p.m. Georgetown Public Library … Continue reading “Healthy Yards workshop series kicks off Jan. 26”

Dec. 22-26 Cold weather prep and response

Forecast The National Weather Service is expecting freezing temperatures, sub-zero wind chills, and hard freezes Thursday through Sunday, Dec. 22 through 26. Wind chill temperatures are expected to reach below zero as early as Thursday afternoon. By Friday morning, temperatures are forecasted to be in the low-to mid-teens in Georgetown. Wind Chill Watch has been issued … Continue reading “Dec. 22-26 Cold weather prep and response”

New pet for Christmas? Here’s what you need to know

Did Santa bring you a new puppy or kitten for Christmas? Here are some important things to remember when caring for your new pet. Welcome your pet with love and patience: Give your friend time to acclimate to the new environment, including new smells, sights, and sounds. Introduce them to new experiences slowly and be … Continue reading “New pet for Christmas? Here’s what you need to know”

Recycling Christmas trees and boxes

City of Georgetown residents are encouraged to recycle Christmas trees, boxes, and wrapping paper to reduce material going to the landfill. If you recycle your tree, please remove the tree stand and any garland, ornaments, or lights. Artificial trees cannot be recycled. Curbside pick-up: Texas Disposal Systems customers in the city limits of Georgetown can … Continue reading “Recycling Christmas trees and boxes”

City to host household hazardous waste event Jan. 18

The City will host a free household hazardous waste collection event from 3-5 p.m. Jan. 18, 2023, at the old show barn site in San Gabriel Park, 425 E. Morrow St. The event will be available for up to 400 Georgetown solid waste customers who have solid waste service through Texas Disposal Systems. Customers must … Continue reading “City to host household hazardous waste event Jan. 18”

Holiday closings for City facilities and services

City of Georgetown offices and facilities will be closed Friday, Dec. 23, and Monday, Dec. 26, in observance of the Christmas holiday. City offices also will be closed on Monday, Jan. 2, 2023, in observance of the New Year’s holiday. City facilities and offices closed Dec. 23, 26, and Jan. 2 include the following: City … Continue reading “Holiday closings for City facilities and services”

Breakfast with Santa on Dec. 17

The 22nd annual pancake Breakfast with Santa event is Saturday, Dec. 17, at the Community Center, 445 E. Morrow St. in San Gabriel Park. Georgetown firefighters will be making pancakes and sausage served with juice and coffee. The event is 7:30 to 11 a.m. At the event, children can visit with firefighters, and have a … Continue reading “Breakfast with Santa on Dec. 17”

City holiday string lights recycling available Nov. 28 through Jan. 31

The City of Georgetown has partnered with Texas Disposal Systems to offer free holiday string-light recycling to all Georgetown residents beginning Nov. 28. Residents can drop off their old or broken string lights through Jan. 31 at one of three collection stations: City of Georgetown Collection and Transfer Station, 250 W.L. Walden Road Georgetown Municipal … Continue reading “City holiday string lights recycling available Nov. 28 through Jan. 31”

Downtown Georgetown Association hosts Christmas Stroll Festival on Dec. 2 and 3

[Updated Nov. 22: Parking information updated to include information about parking on Friday for lot at Ninth and Main streets.] The 41st annual Christmas Stroll is the first weekend in December in downtown Georgetown around the Courthouse Square. This free, family-friendly holiday festival sponsored by the Downtown Georgetown Association is 5 to 9 p.m. on … Continue reading “Downtown Georgetown Association hosts Christmas Stroll Festival on Dec. 2 and 3”

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